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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Never Underestimate A Texas Redneck

A Redneck from Sweetwater , Texas walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer.

He told the loan officer that he was going to Paris for an international redneck festival for two weeks and needed to borrow $5,000 and that he was not a depositor of the bank.

The bank officer told him that the bank would need some form of security for the loan, so the Redneck handed over the keys to a new Ferrari. The car was parked on the street in front of the bank.

The Redneck produced the title and everything checked out. The loan officer agreed to hold the car as collateral for the loan and apologized for having to charge 12% interest.

Later, the bank's president and its officers all enjoyed a good laugh at the Redneck from the south for using a $250,000 Ferrari as collateral for a $5,000 loan. An employee of the bank then drove the Ferrari into the bank's private underground garage and parked it.

Two weeks later, the Redneck returned, repaid the $5,000 and the interest of $23.07. The loan officer said, "Sir, we are very happy to have had your business, and this transaction has worked out very nicely, but we are a little puzzled. While you were away, we checked you out on Dunn & Bradstreet and found that you are a highly sophisticated investor and multimillionaire with real estate and financial interests all over the world.

Your investments include a large number of wind turbines around Sweetwater , Texas . What puzzles us is, why would you bother to borrow $5,000?

The good 'ole Texas boy replied, "Where else in New York City can I park my car for two weeks for only $23.07 and expect it to be there when I return?

His name was BUBBA...


Anonymous said...

I enjoy your posts. Are you just posting this funny joke/story because it's funny, or are you making some larger more significant point? I know you're married, but I can still say you're very puurty.

Anonymous said...

hi vera,luv ur blog. but pls.... write posts more often!

Vera Ikeji said...

@ Anon.: I am posting the jokes cos they are funny. I LOVE to laugh, hence I share my jokes to relieve people of some of the stress they go thru in their day-to-day activities.

I am also making a significant point cos people get a lot of stress every day, hence live short lives. It takes more muscles to frown and less to laugh.

Laughing helps to take away stress and ur sorrows, so I am doing this to relieve people of that stress.

Vera Ikeji said...

@ 2nd Anon.: Thx for luving my blog. I'd LOVE to post more but work and family enjoy my time more, lol.
Dont worry, I'll try to do better, thx dear.

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